In-depth Power BI Training




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Data is the new crude oil. And business success in the 21st century is heavily reliant on the ability to mine and use relevant data about consumers, internal operations, financial operation and industry trend to drive business decisions.

UrBizEdge Limited, Nigeria’s leading business data analysis company is putting together this special training for proactive business professionals who already have some experience with business reporting and quantitative data analysis.

We will be focusing on Business Intelligence and how to create BI reports that leverage participant’s current data analysis skills using Microsoft’s Power BI. Power BI enables organizations to have a wholesome understanding of what is happening at all operational levels of the company.

This training is coming up on a soon to be announced date. It covers our industry recognized certificate, practice materials, required software, tea break + lunch and other training materials.

The training will be facilitated by an officially awarded Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP). And we have had participants of our training from Promasidor, Citi Bank, Dalberg, SaveTheChildren, Mobil, Total, Vodacom, Nestle, Guinness Nigeria, Nigerian Breweries, Delta Afrik, Biofem Pharmaceuticals, American Tower Corporation, LATC Marine, Broll, Habanera (JTI), SABMiller, IBM, Airtel, Diamond Bank, ECOWAS, Ministry of Finance, Palladium Group, Nokia Siemens Networks and DDB.

To register reach Michael on 08089382423 and mike@urbizedge.com or Hannah on 08021180874 and hannah@urbizedge.com to register. There is a class size limit.

Date: To be announced
Time: To be announced
Venue: Kristina Jade Learning Center, 70b Olorunlogbon street, Off Alade Lawal street, Anthony Village, Lagos.

The training will cover:
1.     Power BI’s strength and weakness compared to the other popular BI tools
2.     Important concepts of Power BI
3.     Connecting to any type of data source (from structured to unstructured which will require some transforming)
4.     Getting data from existing services, organizational content pack, flat files and live databases
5.     Data Transformation (very broad and requires some knowledge of data analysis) and we will use DAX and M formulas too.
6.     Creating relationships between the datasets and leveraging hierarchy (a.k.a. data modelling)
7.     Creating Reports
8.     Visualizations and the science behind choosing the right visuals
9.     Importing custom visuals (especially word cloud for sentiment analysis and other very useful non-native visuals)
10.   Creating dashboards
11.   Publishing Reports from the Power BI Desktop and pinning to dashboards
12.   Scheduling refresh
13.   Q & A Natural Language query
14.   Integrating with Cortana
15.   Live Dashboards
16.   Collaboration and sharing
17.   Printing the dashboard
18.   Analyzing the dashboard data (report) from Power BI service in Excel (new feature)
19.   Value Proposition to corporate customers
20.   Use case scenarios for entire company or business unit or departments
21.   Access from mobile app and setting data alerts (automated notifications when something of note happens)
22.   Lots of interaction (Q&A) and practice

 
Reach Michael on 08089382423 and mike@urbizedge.com or Hannah on 08021180874 and hannah@urbizedge.com to register. There is a class size limit.


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Access our free training Videos and Practice-along files
Below are the some training video links and the practice-along files to give you a tip of the value to expect.


Video 1: Demystifying Data Analysis, Business Analysis, Business Intelligence and Big Data 

Video 2: Detailed Introduction to Power BI 

Video 3: Analysing Large Data Records With Pivot Table, Power Pivot and Power BI. 

Video 4: New Column and Formatting in Power BI 

Video 5: Getting Familiar with Power BI settings. 

Video 6: Relationships in Power BI. 

Video 7: Unpivot Column in Power BI 

Video 8: Workspaces In Power BI 

Video 9: Building a Dashboard with Power BI